Population Density: Definition, Formula & Examples


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What does the N in the population density formula represent?

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1. The population in a 50 square mile area is 200 people. What is the population density?

2. Which of the following is NOT true regarding the A variable in the population density formula?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

What is population density and how do you determine it? You will need to have a full understanding of this information in order to successfully complete this quiz and worksheet combo.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Things you will need to know when taking this quiz include:

  • What the 'N' in the population density formula stands for
  • How to solve a sample population density problem
  • What the 'A' variable is in the population density formula
  • The exact population density formula
  • True/false statements relating to a given population density problem

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson, such as what the 'N' and 'A' variables represent in the population density formula
  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve population density practice problems
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer true/false questions about population density

Additional Learning

Build on your knowledge of this topic with the lesson titled Population Density: Definition, Formula & Examples. Details covered in this lesson include:

  • Why you would want to calculate population density
  • What calculating population density gives you
  • How population density is represented in the population density formula